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tr.v. hu·mil·i·at·ed, hu·mil·i·at·ing, hu·mil·i·ates
To cause (someone) to feel a loss of pride, dignity, or self-respect: humiliated him with a contemptuous refusal.
[Late Latin humiliāre, humiliāt-, to humble, from humilis, humble; see humble.]
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|Adj.||1.||humiliated - subdued or brought low in condition or status; "brought low"; "a broken man"; "his broken spirit"|
humble - marked by meekness or modesty; not arrogant or prideful; "a humble apology"; "essentially humble...and self-effacing, he achieved the highest formal honors and distinctions"- B.K.Malinowski
|2.||humiliated - made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride; "too embarrassed to say hello to his drunken father on the street"; "humiliated that his wife had to go out to work"; "felt mortified by the comparison with her sister"|
ashamed - feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse; "are you ashamed for having lied?"; "felt ashamed of my torn coat"